Step 1: Gather You S****
An AV-RCA cable with a 3.5mm head
DV camera(has firewire port and rca 3.5mm jack in it)
Step 2: Connect and Import.
1 plug the yellow/red/white and of the cables in the movie player. the headphone looking side to the camera
2 Hook your camera up to your computer via fire wire
3 Put your movie in the player and turn it on.
4 Turn your camera to playback mode
5 You should see your movie on the cameras screen
6 Open up movie maker or imovie and go to import.
7 press play on the vcr or dvd player
8 import your movie. that will take a while so go do something to pass time
Step 3: Export Your Movie
if you are using movie maker it will take a long time for your movie to import after you press the final ok.
put the movie in your timeline.
WINDOWS: press File-> Save movie file
Mac: File-> export
wait for it to export and viola you have a movie on your computer!